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Friday January 27th

Franklin Street

Franklin Street sits at the northern edge of campus and it is the most famous stretch of pavement in Chapel Hill. Many of the businesses on Franklin Street cater to students. 

Students often rush Franklin Street after a win against Duke in basketball. Chapel Hill’s Homegrown Halloween event, which at its peak attracted nearly 32,000 college students from across the state, is held on Franklin Street.

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DTH Photo Illustration. Two UNC students take a nighttime jog, photographed on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. The Franklin All Nighter, an all-night charity run, will take place in the first week of November.

'Run the journey with you': UBC to host all-night run for mental health resources

University Baptist Church is hosting the Franklin All Nighter, where participants will walk and run a one-mile loop around Franklin Street, starting on Nov. 5. The fundraiser will help raise money for mental health services in the area, including UNC Counseling and Psychological Services and Orange County's Street Outreach, Harm Reduction and Deflection Program (SOHRAD).  The event will run from sunset on Nov. 5 to sunrise on Nov. 6, but participants don't have to walk or run for the enitre night. 

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